Monthly Archives: October 2016

Man Behind the Counter

“If you only knew the story of the person sitting next to you on the bus.” – jb Wildberry, a nondescript restaurant on a two-lane highway a few miles from Mount Rainier, could be on any mountain road in any country. … Continue reading

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Haiku II

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Keep Austin Real

Where the sheriff tows his horse down SoCo in a trailer behind a three-hundred pound dude with long gray hair on a silver Fat Boy; a skeleton cruises past Lucy in Disguise on a bicycle toward 6th Street, stops at the Blind Pig Pub … Continue reading

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Trust the Word

“You can’t. You can never be sure. You die without knowing.” – John Berryman’s response to W.S. Merwin when asked how you know if a poem is any good Poetry is like boarding a plane: you walk through the door, peek … Continue reading

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